Publications of Jose Moreno-Villena

Publications produced while in the lab are listed


2019

Dunning LT*, Moreno-Villena JJ*, Lundgren MR, Dionora J, Salazar P, Adams C, Nyirenda F, Olofsson JK, Mapaura A, Grundy IM, Kayombo CJ, Dunning LA, Kentatchime F, Ariyarathne M, Yakandawala D, Besnard G, Quick PW, Bräutigam A, Osborne CP, Christin PA. Key changes in gene expression identified for different stages of C4 evolution in Alloteropsis semialata. Journal of Experimental Botany 70: 3255-3268. Link

Dunning LT, Olofsson JK, Parisod C, Choudhury RR, Moreno-Villena JJ, Yang Y, Dionora J, Quick WP, Park M, Bennetzen JL, Besnard G, Nosil P, Osborne CP, Christin PA. Lateral transfers of large DNA fragments spread functional genes among grasses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 116:4416-4425. Link

Lundgren MR, Dunning LT, Olofsson JK, Moreno-Villena JJ, Bouvier JW, Sage T, Khoshravesh R, Sultmanis S, Stata M, Ripley B, Vorontsova MS, Besnard G, Adams C, Cuff N, Mapaura A, Bianconi M, Long CM, Christin PA, Osborne CP. C4 anatomy can evolve via a single developmental change. Ecology Letters 22: 302-312. Link


2018

Bianconi ME, Dunning LT, Moreno-Villena JJ, Osborne CP, Christin PA. Gene duplication and dosage effects during the early emergence of C4 photosynthesis in the genus Alloteropsis. Journal of Experimental Botany 69:1967-1980 Link

Moreno-Villena JJ, Dunning LT, Osborne CP, Christin PA. Highly expressed genes are preferentially co-opted for C4 photosynthesis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 35:94-102 Link


2017

Dunning LT*, Lundgren MR*, Moreno-Villena JJ*, Namaganda M, Edwards EJ, Nosil P, Osborne CP, Christin PA. Introgression and repeated co-option facilitated the recurrent emergence of C4 photosynthesis among close relatives. Evolution 71:1541-1555. Link